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DOVER, Del --- Nova Artist won the $30,000 Preferred, 6-1 Sunshine Superman, the $27,500 Delaware Special and another 6-1 shot, All Steinam, in the $17,500 Open pace score at Dover Downs on Thursday, Jan. 9. For the fourth time this meet, Nova Artist reigned supreme in a top Thursday feature race. The pride of former Delaware champion Eddie Davis, now a trainer, and his wife, Kathy, was strongest in a :27.3 stretch charge to score a 1:50.2 victory in the $30,000 Preferred/Open Handicap pace. Allan Davis drove the Real Artist-Avon Lady horse to his 31st career victory earning $788,167. EZ Noah, racing third from the start, scooted down the passing lane for Vic Kirby, to edge front-pacing Adventure Bound and Ron Pierce for third. Sunshine Superman zipped away from the starting gate to assume the lead and despite a challenge from Papa Ray (Pierce) on the backstretch, collected a 1:51.1 victory in the $27,500 Del. Special. Owned, trained and driven by Toby Lynch, the Rocknroll Hanover-Carolina Sunshine gelding won for the first time this meet but 19th lifetime and the 7-year-old has won $281,388. Feel Like A Fool (George Dennis) streaked down the passing lane to finish second. Simon's Artist (Vic Kirby), an early leader, was the show horse. All Steinam, fifth in mid-stretch, got out and flew past the leaders for a 1:51.1 triumph in the $17,500 4&5-Year-Old Open. Vic Kirby steered the Tell All-Odds On Stienam gelding to victory in his first local appearance for trainer Josh Green and owners Baron Racing and VIP Internet Stable. Mr. Dennis (Pierce) was also in the tight finish for second place nipping Bandolito (Daryl Bier). Ron Pierce piloted Beavercreek Artist to victory in 1:52.4 to win a $15,000 Male Winners-Over pace. It was the second win in-a-row for the Artiscape-Spring Chick gelding, trained by Eric Ell for owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta. Summer Camp (Chris Page) stormed down the stretch to finish second. Valentino (Trace Tetrick) was third. A co-fastest race on the card was a 1:50.2 success for classy Jeremy's Successor, in a $12,500 Male pace. Handled by Ron Pierce, the Mach Three-Gentle Audrey 10-year-old, conditioned by Crissy Bier, held off Dreamfair Kovu (Jim Morand) and Main A Dieu Too (Corey Callahan). Allan Davis and Ron Pierce racked up three driving wins each, Vic Kirby doubled. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. ---- Bad Rusty, a fast-finishing second in last Sunday's $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance pace, drew the rail in a nine-horse field at Dover Downs, on Jan. 5. Only a half-length separated Nicole Ratledge and Crissman Inc.'s Bad Rusty and driver Tony Morgan from victory in this event a week ago and the gelding leaves from the rail. J&T Silva's Hot Roddy handled by Allan Davis, starts alongside. Owner-trainer Jeff Clark's Fifteen Four N, driven by Corey Braden, is a newcomer bringing a four wins in his last five outings at Rosecroft into the contest. The other contestants include driver Trace Tetrick's Stubbs Hanover, third last week in his first local start. Grant Wilfong and Legacy Racing's Major Flight starts from post 9 in the second tier while Don Reed and Jim Tessmer's McElodian with George Dennis, Brian Vest's Volo,piloted by Tony Morgan, after racing in Chester and the Meadowlands, makes his first start of the meet. Ross Wolfenden drives Bettor's Arena for David Banks and Mike and Ed Reppucci while Idealist, owned by Bill and Barbara Kinsey, will have the services of Jim Morand. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; post time is 4:30 p.m. Each Friday and Saturday, the track will be dark for racing. On Sunday, races begin at 5:30 p.m. For those planning to watch racing and dine in the Winner's Circle Restaurant, reservations are suggested. Call 302-674-4600. There is no charge for parking or admission at Dover Downs. Daily simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing daily begins 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

Dover, Del--- For the second straight Sunday, Bad Man Sam overwhelmed eight rivals winning the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance at Dover Downs on Dec. 15. Trained and driven by Jason Lynch, Bad Man Sam, who was claimed three starts back by Jim Jacobs, took the lead early, held off opposition and pulled away for an easy 1:51.3 victory, a lifetime record. Raritan Bay (Bret Brittingham) was best of the rest finishing second. Lord Terror (Vic Kirby) was third. The win was the 7th of the year for black Badlands Hanover-Greenspring Jenny gelding. He has now won $55,355 in purses. Larry Hughes' Charliesandjimmys came barreling down the lane to win the Delaware $15,000 Male Claiming Allowance in 1:54.3 with Bret Brittingham in the bike. Chang Dynasty (Jim Morand) got up for second in front of Albert Chief A (George Dennis). Allan Davis, Ross Wolfenden, Vic Kirby and Corey Callahan had driving triples. This week, Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. The annual Dover Downs Christmas Holiday Break begins on Dec. 20 through ec. 28. Live Racing resumes on Sunday, Dec. 29 with post time at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for parking or admission when visiting Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts are featured from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. To dine in the Winner's Circle restaurant, call 302-674-4600 for reservations. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. ---- After beating an all distaff feature field of eight, last week, sophomore Spend It All returns to face eight other females in the $21,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap on Monday, Dec.16 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Spend It All scored a 1:52.2 victory last week when Jim Morand drove the Brooke Givens and Steve Head-owned three-year-old to her 15th win of the season. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Jeremes Sweetheart was a head back in second. Vic Kirby will drive this week. Ross Wolfenden handles Peter Tritton's San Fran Lady N, who raced outside for most of the middle fractions with Tony Morgan. Eighthunrdolarbill, driven by Chris Page for owners Bob Darrow and Ron Broadstone, finished third in his first local appearance. Trainer Bob Winkleman' s Paradise picks up driver Trace Tetrick staring from post 9 in the second tier. Richard Crammer, Black Dog Stable and trainer Bob Reeser's Timmylynn drew the rail with Montrell Teague driving. Three other contenders are making their first local starts; Kim Hunderpfund's Docdor Libby and Ross Wolfenden, George Teague's No Bad Luck with Corey Callahan and Bay Pond Stable's Freedom Crossing with Allen Davis in the bike. Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. Beginning Dec. 20 through Dec. 28, the annual Christmas Holiday Break takes place. Live racing then will return on Sunday, Dec. 29 when racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del--- Nova Artist, a three-time top feature winner already this meet, returns to the $30,000 Preferred/Open Handicap pace while in the $27,500 Delaware Special, Papa Ray, a two-time winner and Rage N Ryan, a 1:50.3 winner in the Open, top a strong Thursday, Dec. 12 card at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. In the $30,000 purse-topper, Eddie and Kathy Davis' Nova Artist, second last week after three consecutive victories, takes on Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's super sharp Adventure Bound with Ron Pierce and Harry von Knoblauch's Texican N, driven by Ross Wolfenden, both winners last time and Howard Taylor, Weaver Bruscemi and Burke Racing's Escape The News, back from a close second in a Yonkers Open. KDFM Stable's Bullet Speed, teamed with Marcus Miller, leaves from the rail while Dynamic Youth, with Vic Kirby driving for K.R.Tucci, C&G Racing and J&T Silva complete the field. Papa Ray (Ross Wolfenden) drops down from the Preferred to the $27,500 Del. Special to take on Max Walton and Greg Papaleo's Mustang Art (Ron Pierce), a 1:50.3 winner last Thursday, Toby Lynch's Sunshine Superman (Jason Lynch), third in the Preferred and Its All Good Stable's Simon's Artist (Vic Kirby). Mary Ann Larrimore's fast finishing Believe This Bob (Montrell Teague) has post 1 with newcomer Its That Time (Eddie Davis Jr.) owned by David King and E&K Stables, complete the fast field. Rage N Ryan (Corey Callahan), winner of this event last week, is the one to beat in the $17,500 3&4-Year-Old Open Handicap. Iaquinta and Dittmar's Jeremes General, Josh Parker and Nanticoke Racing's Wahine (Jim Morand) and Mike Casalino and Dylan Davis' Lindwood Player (Trace Tetrick) are worth opponents. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

Dover, Del--- Spend It All, the only three-year-old in the $20,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap pace, beat the older horses for one of four winners for driver Jim Morand and trainer Les Givens at Dover Downs on Monday, Dec. 9. Jeremes Sweetheart left quickly with Ron Pierce and set the early fractions but Spend It All was best in the stretch for a 1:52.2 victory in the week's top distaff event. Jeremes Sweetheart held on for second with longshot Eighthunrdolarbill third for Chris Page. An 11-1 shot Winbak Speed turned in a 1:53.3 surprise in the $15,000 sub-feature for 3,4&5-year-olds with Allan Davis chalking up his second win on the program. Wayne Givens conditions the Riverboat King-Speedy Towner chestnut for Bay Pond Racing. Air Miles Hanover (Vic Kirby) was runner-up in front of Valerya (Art Stafford Jr.). Driver Morand and Trainer Les Givens teamed up for a two-year-old filly winner Queens Destiny in the 1st, Get The Look in the 8th, Spend It All in the 10th and Mach Lady in the 12th. Two of the winners are owned by Nanticoke Racing. Montrell Teague and Allan Davis had driving doubles. Monday through Thursday racing begins at 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. CACTUS BILLY LEADS EIGHT IN TUESDAY FEATURE PACE AT DOVER    DOVER, Del. --- Cactus Billy, fresh from a second-place finish in his first local start last week, is the one to beat in the $20,000 3&4-Year-Old Claiming pace on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Dover Downs. G.A. Wilfong, R.S. Van Horn and Legacy Racing Of DE own the three-year-old Cactus Bill, who will be driven by Allan Davis. Bill Emmons’ Bags Of Money, a Delaware-sired sophomore is teamed with Vic Kirby while Leo Lomangino and Lomangino Standardbreds’ On Eagles Wings makes his Dover debut after racing at Yonkers. The rest of the field includes Michial and Linda English and trainer John Wilkerson’s Joe Rocks with Corey Callahan at the controls. Tina Clark’s Jingle Bell Rocker will be driven by Mike Rossi. The Onlyest One, owned by Freida Ivory and Ken Mitchell, is piloted by George Dennis. Freddy Darby’s Terror On My Side drew the rail with Jonathan Roberts. Leaving from post 8 is Bob Davidson and Bill Cox’s Skyway Shooter reined by Roger Plante. The sub-feature is a $15,000 Male Claiming Allowance led by Legacy Racing Of DE’s Jakes Spur (Ross Wolfenden), Frank Milby’s Gold Comet (Chris Page) and Jay Baxter’s Chester Fitch (Allan Davis). Monday through Thursday racing starts at 4:30 p.m. There is no racing on Fridays and Saturdays. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. Marv Bachrad        

DOVER, Del. ---- Monochromatic, a 1:50.4 winner two starts back in her last Dover Downs visit, is back meeting five fast females in the $20,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap on Monday, Dec.9 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Meet leading driver Corey Callahan will drive for trainer Dylan Davis and owners North State Street Stable for outside post 6 in the feature race. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta's Jeremes Sweetheart, reined by Hall of Famer Ron Pierce, second in last week's female feature and Brooke Givens and Steve Head's impressive filly Spend It All, handled by Jim Morand at the controls and KDM Stable's Miss Annie J and Ross Wolfenden, all return from last week's Monday feature. There are two newcomers to the Open this week. Peter Tritton's San Fran Lady N, a high class import from New Zealand with driver Ross Wolfenden leaving from the rail and Eighthunrdolarbill, a four-year-old driven by Tony Morgan. The Monday program is loaded with races for female pacers. Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

Dover, Del--- Adventure Bound won the $30,000 Preferred/Open Handicap in 1:49.2, the fastest of four miles just over 1:50 clockings on a fast Wednesday card at Dover Downs on a balmy, Dec 5. The day's biggest feature race was named, "In Support of Anthony Coletta." The driver now hospitalized following a horrendous racing accident three weeks ago. Ron Pierce barreled away from post 6 to take the lead and then fought off several challenges before reaching the winner's circle in a lifetime fastest 1:49.2. It was his second win in last four outings; the preceding two were seconds by a nose. Race favorite Nova Artist closed strongly for Allan Davis after being locked in until the passing lane. Sunshine Superman and Jason Lynch picked up third money. Following the race, the Dover Downs horsemen fraternity came to the winner's circle to salute Anthony Coletta. The banner will be sent to Coletta at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania where the horseman is a patient. Rage N Ryan, driven by track leading driver Corey Callahan chalked up a personal best 1:50.3 success in a $17,500 3&4-Year-Old Open pace. Mark Weaver-Mike Bruscemi and Burke Racing own the four-year-old altered son of Allamerican Native-Southwind Wesley. Lindwood Player (Trace Tetrick) was a close-up second with Framed Art (Art Stafford Jr.) the show horse. JLRL's Rock On Moe got up in 1:50.4, one Allan Davis' three wins, to take the $15,500 Male Winners-Over pace. The Rocknroll Hanover-Armbro Maureen gelding was followed by Feel Like A Fool (George Dennis). Beavercreek Artist (Ron Pierce) was third. Ron Pierce driving Max Walton and Greg Papaleo's Mustang Art, an Artsplace-Paula Seelster gelding, had little trouble romping home in 1:50.3 to take a $12,000 Male pace. Veteran Three Of Spades (Jonathan Roberts) came home quickly for second in front of Dreamfair Kovu (Jim Morand), third. Jeremes General gave Allan Davis win #3 winning a $15,000 3,4&5-Year-Old Male Winners-Over pace. It also marked a double for trainer Eric Ell and owners Steve Iaquinta and Bill Dittmar. Bret McFarvelous (Montrell Teague) and SB Mikes Hot Beach (Mike Rossi) were second and third repectively. Allan Davis had a four win "grand slam, while two drivers - Ron Pierce and Corey Callahan - had triples and Shawn Bier had a double as did trainers Eric Ell and Wayne Givens and owners Legacy Racing Of DE, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. ---- Four sharp young female pacers, led by Ms Caila J Fra, tangle in the Monday, Dec.2 $21,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. The Fra Stable's Ms Caila J Fra, reined by Andy Miller, drops down from a pair of seconds in Matron events to meet Spend It All, an enterprising three-year-old seeks her fifth consecutive victory, with Jim Morand at the controls. Owned by Brooke Givens and Steve Head, she has already made the winner's circle 14 times this season. Two other contenders, Jeremes Sweetheart, driven by Ron Pierce for owners Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta, and Montrell Teague-driven Timmylynn, owned by Rich Crammer, trainer Bobby Reeser and Black Dog Racing, are fresh from impressive front-end victories last time out. Newcomer KDM Stable's Miss Annie J with Corey Callahan driving, makes her first local start and leaves from the rail. Ash LaRue, owned by Vernon Canon and Jeff and David Clark is driven by George Dennis. Bill Emmons' I Know Nothing is another invader from Yonkers and will be driven by Tony Morgan. Ted Gewertz, Fannin Racing and George Teague Inc.'s Yagonnakissmeornot has been racing well for Montrell Teague and drew post 8 while Sir Lehigh Z Tam, starts from the second tier for driver Vic Kirby and owners Pat Lachance, Ira Rosenblum and M&M Racing. Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m.   by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del. --- Four of eight starters in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) two-year-old Delaware-sired trotting filly final, have won at least one of the two preliminary legs. The top eight point-getters in prelims vie in the final on the Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Two of the starters were unbeaten in their two prelim victories, Jim and Ann Parsons and co-owner Bob Shahan's I Like My Boss will be driven by Jonathan Roberts while Winbak Farm's Call Me Hall and Vic Kirby leave from the rail. The other win-savvy contestants are Syl King's Whichwayrightrleft, handled by Ross Wolfenden, and breeder, owner and trainer Bobby Myers' Boo'sThe Boss (Allan Davis), who won by being placed first after Winbak Farms' Winbak Charles M and Jeff Fout were disqualified for an interference, last week. Starting from outside post 8, LG's Pride, with Jim Morand in the bike, was race favorite in both his prelims, finishing second and third for T.P. Johnson, Henry Faragalli III and Nanticoke Racing. Bosston BNZ, owned by Eli Beiler and trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr. has been close-up in both his prelims. Meet leading driver Corey Callahan will drive Winmando for John and Sarah Swart to complete the lineup. There are also eight competitors in the $20,000 DSBF consolation trot, the card's lead off event. Program favorite is Marvin Meyer's fresman My Bob Charlie. . This week, Monday through Wednesday racing starts at 4:30 p.m. There is no racing on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day and, as usual, no racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600.  

DOVER, Del. ---- The first of the 2013 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $100.000 Finals headlines the Monday, Nov. 25 program. In addition to the filly trot final, a $15,000 Fillies and Mares Winners-Over pace heads the undercard at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Although not a handicap event, the three winningest contestants start from the outside posts in the first race on the 15-race program. Last week, Overnight Hit turned in a gutty performance racing outside for a portion of a 2:01.3 mile to take the lead and score his second win of the year. Trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr. co-owns the Giant Hit filly with Wyatt Starkey. Overnight Hit has post 8 while the filly he bested last week, Kelsey's Commando, the race favorite, was a neck back in second. Vic Kirby will drive the Cr Commando daughter for Rich Lombardo, JJ&M Stable and breeder Pam Wagner for post 7. Way Over Paid, owned, trained and driven by Bryan Truitt won last week after a second in the prelim before and now has been 1-2-3 in all five of his races. Stop The Jade Farm's Bella's Spunkin with Allan Davis has one prelim win and leaves from the rail with Linbo Love, owned by Nanticoke Racing and breeders Charles and Diane Coursey, piloted by Jim Morand, starts alongside. The other starters are Linborghini with George Dennis driving for R.L. Goans, V.P. Schoeffel and breeder and trainer Andy Markano. Tom Leager's Classy N Quik also was a previous prelim winner with Mike Rossi driving. Delbert Cain and Nanticoke Racing's Some Sweet Lady and Les Givens complete the lineup. Lloyd's Lady (Montrell Teague) owned by Katherine Bardis and George Teague Jr., and Lady Delight (Mike Rossi), a winner of three of her last four starts lead the $15,000 Filly and Mare Winner's Over pace. Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner's Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del.--- The focus was on freshman trotters on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Dover Downs.as 2nd leg Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $20,000 Two-Year-Old preliminaries continue with Boo’s The Boss, Call Me Hal and I Like My Boss recording victories. Vic Kirby drove four winners. In the first division, Winbak Charles M and driver Jeff Fout were the apparent 2:01.3 winners, but because of a racing infraction on the last turn, the result was runner-up Boo’s The Boss, driven by Allan Davis, was placed first.  Winbak Charles M was guilty of coming out causing LG’s Pride, handled by Jim Morand, to take back resulting in the re-placements. Bobby Myers bred and trains Boo’s The Boss, a Don Boss Vita-Circle M Yankee gelding making the winner’s circle for the first time. LG’s Pride, piloted by Vic Kirby, was placed second with Winbak Charles M remanded to third-place.  Call Me Hal had no trouble winning the second $20,000 DRBF freshman trot. Vic Kirby was never tested as the altered son of CR Commando-Call Me Hazel posted his second straight win and third this season notching a 2:03.4 victory for breeder, owner Winbak Farms. Winmando (Corey Callahan) finished second in front of Odessa (Kim Vincent) took show honors. Jonathan Roberts driving I Like My Boss enjoyed a perfect trip racing behind leader Whichwayrightrleft (Ross Wolfenden) until turning for home. I Like My Boss then zoomed along the passing lane to shoot past en route to a 2:01.2 victory. Trainer Bob Shahan shares ownership in the Don Boss Vita-Vita Wild One gelding who is now unbeaten in two races. Whichwayrightrleft was second with Bosston BHZ (Art Stafford Jr.) third. Bill Emmons’ Lord Terror put in a gritty 1:52.2 performance to win the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance on the regular card. It was the third win for Vic Kirby. Eric Ell conditions the Western Terror-Cheryl Hanover gelding, who won for the sixth time this campaign and 19th time in his career. Dover Downs weekday racing starts at 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. There is no live harness is dark on Friday and Saturday. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for parking or admission when visiting Dover Downs. Harness and thoroughbred simulcasts are featured from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight in the Dover Downs Race and Sports Book. Reservations are suggested for dining in the 4-Star Winner’s Circle restaurant. Call 302-674-4600 for reservations. Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Two of last week's opening round winners, Whichwayrightrleft and I Like My Boss, meet in one of three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2nd leg preliminaries for two-year-old Delaware-sired trotting fillies on the Tuesday, Nov. 19 program at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Both Syl King's Whichwayrightrleft with Ross Wolfenden and I Like My Boss owned by Bob Shahan and Jimmy and A.M. Parson, driven by Jonathan Roberts, were clocked in 2:01.3 in their wins and will match strides in the 4th race. Marvin Meyer's My Bob Charlie, led through the early stages of his race only to finish second for Corey Callahan. Eli Beiler and trainer-driver Art Stafford Jr. also was a strong second. Briefs Or Boxers, owned, trainer and driven by Carlo Poliseno leaves from the rail. Winbak Farm's Call Me Hal (Vic Kirby) won the other 1st leg prelim with a 2:02.1 effort with Nanticoke Racing's LG's Command (Les Givens) and Bart Cavanagh's Odessa (Kim Vincent) leading the opposition. . In the first division, T.P. Johnson, Henry Faragalli III and Nanticoke Racing (Jim Morand), Winbak Farm's Winbak Charles M (Jeff Fout) and Bobby Myers' Boo'sThe Boss (Allan Davis) head a six-horse field. Wednesday's DSBF prelims feature $20,000 2nd leg filly pacers. After two prelim legs, the top eight point-getters in each of the four divisions return for $100,000 finals. DOVER DOWNS THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY DRAW SCHEDULE DOVER, Del.--- With Dover Downs 'dark' on Thursday, Nov. 28, there is a special Holiday draw schedule. DRAW TO RACE ON Wednesday, Nov. 20 Tuesday, Nov. 26 Thursday, Nov. 21 NO DRAW Sunday, Nov. 24 Wednesday, Nov. 27 Monday, Nov. 25 Sunday, Dec. 1 Tuesday, Nov. 26 Monday, Dec. 2 Wednesday, Nov. 27 Tuesday, Dec. 3 Sunday, Dec. 1 BOX CLOSES AT 10 A.M. DOUBLE DRAW For Wed., Dec. 4 and Thursday, Dec. 6 Monday, Dec. 2 Sunday, Dec. 8 Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ---- Spend It All, a winner of 13 races and her last three in-a-row takes on six other distaffs in the Monday, Nov. 18 feature, $15,000 Fillies and Mares Handicap at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. One of two three-year-olds in the contest, Spend It All, a daughter of Tell All-Card Dream has won 13 of her 24 starts and $109,770 in earnings for owners Brooke Givens and Steve Head. Jim Morand will drive for trainer Wayne Givens. Sir Lehigh Z Tam, trained by Rich Ringler and driven by Tony Morgan, is the other sophomore in the feature is a 2013 winner of $133,462 for Patrick Lachance, Ira Rosenblum and M&M Harness. Jeremes Sweetheart, conditioned by Eric Ell, finished a strong third in last Monday’s headliner. Ross Wolfenden will pilot for Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta. Another winner last time out is Angelwithnattitude, who drew the rail, with Corey Callahan driving the Dylan Davis trained mare. Yagonnakissmeornot and Montrell Teague starts alongside racing for Ted Gewertz, George Teague Inc. and Fannin Racing. Lightning Stable’s Lightning Paige, trained by Steve Elliott, leaves from the outside with Ron Pierce in the bike. The oldest starter is Jason Skinner and Keith Murray’s seven-year-old Outahere Hanover reined by Trace Tetrick. Two of last year feature distaffs, Jonny and Kim Waite’s Alexachase with Allan Davis driving, and Foulk Stable’s Mystra and Chris Page, lead the $12,500 Fillies and Mares secondary feature. Monday through Thursday, post time is 4:30 p.m. There is no live racing on Friday and Saturday. Sunday racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Simulcasting of harness and thoroughbred racing is available daily from 12 Noon until 12 Midnight. There is no charge for parking and admission. Reservations are suggested for the Winner’s Circle Restaurant and for those planning to stay at Dover Downs Hotel. Call 302-674-4600. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del.--- Spend It All, one of two three-year-olds in the $15,000 Filly and Mare Winners-Over pace bested five other starters in 1:52.1 to win the Monday, Nov. 18 regular card feature at Dover Downs. Owned by Brooke Givens and Steve Head, the sophomore daughter of Tell All-Dream Card proved much the best driven by Jim Morand to her 14th victory of the season in 25 races. Les Givens trains the winner who now has won $117,270 in this her first full season of racing. Jeremes Sweetheart (Ross Wolfenden) edged Yagonnakissmeornot (Montrell Teague) for place honors. Special Lindy, piloted by Eddie Davis Jr., closed with a rush in the other $15,000 pace for females to score a 1:54.1 win for trainer Eddie Dennis and owners Dave King and E&K Stable. Lloyd's Lady (Montrell Teague) took second with Bareboat (Roger Plante) the third finisher. Special Lindy has now won five times earning $36,620. In a $12,500 Filly and Mares pace, Roger Plante guided Moonlit Dragon to a 1:54.1 success for Bo Mondillo and Don Robinson. The Bruce Saunders trainee won for the fourth time this year. She has five seconds and eight thirds to go for her 30 starts this campaign. Mom's Toy (Tony Morgan) was runner-up. Race favorite Mystra (Chris Page) finished third. . Three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) freshmen male trotters begin 2nd leg preliminaries headlining the Tuesday Dover card. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs

DOVER, Del. --- Nova Artist won the $27,500 Delaware Special with a convincing 1:49.2 triumph, the fastest clocking, on a fast Thursday, Nov. 14 card at Dover Downs. Valentino won a $15,000 Male Winners-Over pace in 1:49.4 On the heels of a come-from-behind 1:51.2 victory last week, Nova Artist, reined by Allan Davis, took the lead after a:26.2 opening quarter and then was never challenged winning for the eighth time this year. Mustang Art, with Ron Pierce, finished second with Eagle All and Ross Wolfenden third. Nova Artist brings his seasonal earnings to $149,850 for owners Eddie and Kathy Davis. The Real Artist-Avon Lady six-year-old has won 30 times banked $752,167 lifetime. In the first of three $15,000 Male Winners-Over paces, driver Matt Kakaley and trainer Nick Surick teamed up for a 1:49.4 victory as KDM Stable's Valantino, a brown six-year-old by Rocknroll Hanover-Schoolofcardknocks horse won for the third time in eight races this season. Adventure Bound (Ron Pierce) raced gamely and finished second. Once escaping from being locked in, Rock On Moe (Allan Davis) closed to be third. Harry von Knoblaugh's Texican N made his first local start a success as Tim Tetrick drove the recent Bettor's Delight-Bury My Heart import trained by Pete Tritton to an impressive 1:50.4 win in another $15,000 Male Winners-Over paces. Wahine (Jim Morand) saw a two-race win streak end in a second place finish. Jeremes General (Allan Davis) was third. The third $15,000 event went to Stacie Billings' SB Mikes Hot Beach teamed with driver Mike Rossi. The Magical Mike-One Hot Beach five-year-old registered a new lifetime mark of 1:52.2. Sir Globalop Z Tam (Eddie Davis Jr.) was second. Rock N' Roll Jet (Bret Brittingham) and Lollipop Kid (George Dennis) dead-heated for third. Tetrick also drove Panfully Cool to victory in 1:52 to win a $25,000-$30,000 Male Claiming Allowance. JoAnn King and Tom Kemp own The Panderosa-Bell Bottom Pans gelding conditioned by Jim King. Esprit De Kaky Jay A (Matt Kakaley) and Grab The Fortune (Vic Kirby) were second and third respectively. This Sunday, all eight Matron stakes, help make the card the highest in Delaware history There is no live harness is dark on Friday and Saturday. Sunday post time is 5:30 p.m. Dover Downs racing starts at 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

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